Bloodworks Research Institute

Saving lives through research

Bloodworks Research Institute is a world leader in medical discoveries to improve patient care. Our 70 scientists perform leading edge research. Our research program has been recognized worldwide for major advancements and contributions to extended blood storage, transfusion and transplantation medicine, and leadership in treatment for people with hemophilia and other bleeding disorders.

Our discoveries have redefined best practices and improved patient care. From the beginning, research has been an integral part of our mission.

Why Research?

Our commitment to patient care extends to pushing the boundaries of what is possible ever forward. Our investigators research real-world clinical problems to develop new treatments, new therapies, and new cures that help patients locally and around the world live longer, healthier lives.

Participate In Research

BloodworksNW is recruiting volunteers for a study of platelets stored in the cold. Participants will undergo apheresis platelets collection and receive an infusion of their own platelets. For more information contact Lynda Fitzpatrick at 206-689-6285 or

Your gift of blood, time or money saves lives.